New American Standard Bible
"For when they rise from the dead, they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven.
King James Bible
For when they shall rise from the dead, they neither marry, nor are given in marriage; but are as the angels which are in heaven.
Darby Bible Translation
For when they rise from among the dead they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as angels who are in the heavens.
World English Bible
For when they will rise from the dead, they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven.
Young's Literal Translation
for when they may rise out of the dead, they neither marry nor are they given in marriage, but are as messengers who are in the heavens.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Are as the angels - That is, as the angels in respect to connections and relations. What those connections and relations may be we know not, but this passage teaches that the special relation of "marriage" will not exist. It does not affirm, however, that there will be no recollection of former marriages, or no recognition of each other as having existed in this tender relation.
LibraryNot Far and not In
'Thou art not far from the kingdom of God.'--Mark xii. 34, 'A bruised reed He will not break, and the smoking flax He will not quench.' Here is Christ's recognition of the low beginnings of goodness and faith. This is a special case of a man who appears to have fully discerned the spirituality and inwardness of law, and to have felt that the one bond between God and man was love. He needed only to have followed out the former thought to have been smitten by the conviction of his own sinfulness, and …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Unity of the Divine Being
Christ and the Sadduccees
The Discerning Scribe
Jesus said to them, "Is this not the reason you are mistaken, that you do not understand the Scriptures or the power of God?
"But regarding the fact that the dead rise again, have you not read in the book of Moses, in the passage about the burning bush, how God spoke to him, saying, 'I AM THE GOD OF ABRAHAM, AND THE GOD OF ISAAC, and the God of Jacob '?
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